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It looks too far-fetched to be anything but a child’s toy. But for front-line troops in Afghanistan, this revolutionary vehicle could soon be a reality. The road-going army truck turns into a helicopter at the touch of a button, allowing it to fly above hazards such as roadside bombs. Read more: www.dailymail.co.uk... 16s5T7Qva
Originally posted by gandhi
reply to post by youdidntseeme
Haha, its amazing how the concept of a flying car back then was shunned. Today, its a race. Pun intended
Originally posted by TheLoneArcher
Hummmm, would it require a seperate powerplant for flight? It wold also require a rear rotor to remain stable. Thhis vehicle would be extremely vulnerable during take-off and landing. It would also be very heavy, even with composite armour.
I, for one, would not like to be on board one of these as it tries to take off during an ambush. Certainly, if I wanted to take this out, I would stage a ambush, wait for it to deploy for flight mode and concentrate my heavy fire into the rear stabiliser and bring it down.